In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges speaks with attorney Thomas Linzey and activist Mark Clatterbuck about the grassroots movements rising up against the fracking industry, and the legislative and direct action necessary to resist corporate power in the absence of a true democratic system. Source: Days of Revolt: The Revolution Will […]

Millions of Americans believe that war doesn’t work, that war cannot end terrorism because war is terrorism, and that U.S. war-making is breeding a new generation of terrorists around the world. Millions also want the senseless killing to stop and they realize we must begin with ending our own military’s killing sprees. Americans want a […]

North Korea’s claim to have conducted a hydrogen bomb test January 5 has been both ridiculed as completely implausible and condemned from all sides as provocative and a violation of UN Security Council Resolutions. Without any hard evidence that North Korea has a single H-bomb, official “concern” needs to be manufactured if our weapons contractors […]

Source: Abby Martin: The Tyranny of Big Oil

Source: Tom Cahill: The 5 Famous Billionaires Who Are Dismantling Public Education

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Rise Up Times finds it necessary to take a break from intensive posting on the RiseUpTimes.org blog for the time being due to health issues. Already you may have noticed I have cut back and am now re-blogging a lot of articles I find worthwhile. I will still be posting on Rise Up Times Facebook, […]

Source: Abby Martin and Dr. Deepa Kumar: Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire

Source: Chris Hedges and Allan Nairn: America’s Death Squads

“Veteran journalist Diana Johnstone captures the imperial worldview of Hillary Clinton in memorable detail. Hillary the Hawk, as U.S. Senator and Secretary of State, never saw a weapons system she did not support nor a U.S. war practice she did not endorse.”  —Ralph Nader

Excellent analysis of the situation in Palestine and the Middle East by a scholar activist.

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Giroux: At a policy level, violence drives an arms industry, a militaristic foreign policy, and is increasingly the punishing state’s major tool to enforce its hyped-up brand of domestic terrorism, especially against black youth.

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Despite conflicts and crises at home and abroad, 2015 offered glimpses of the road to a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world.

Swanson: I remain convinced that the media is keeping Sanders and Trump around for ratings and will destroy them as soon as it chooses, and never chooses to do such a thing as early as the December of the year before the election. In part, I attribute a lot more power to the media in general than [Ted] Rall may.

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Parry: There is nothing wrong with having machines do more of the drudgery and give humans more time to enjoy life. The problem comes when the benefits accrue to a tiny minority and the rest of us are forced to work harder or face declining living standards.

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Beaudoin: Voices crying out for peace are not meaningful to war planners who claim that what they do is for the people’s defense and the people’s security;

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Masters: His criticism was not limited to the manufacturers; Francis also called out investors, saying “duplicity is the currency of today…they say one thing and do another.”

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What did the mainstream media ignore this year? Reporters, editors and bloggers highlight stories that didn’t get nearly enough attention.

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May peace be with all of us this Holiday Season and Throughout the Year Published on Feb 12, 2009  By Breath Words and music by by Sara Thomsen Rise Up Times  Media for the People! There are twelve classical world religions—those religions most often included in history of world religion surveys and studied in world religions […]

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